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New Life Breathed Into Rockhampton Depot

The former QBuild depot in Rockhampton will be transformed. The 8356 square metre site on North Street will be given a new lease of life as a training and facilities base by the time the first intake of local qualified tradespeople start work in January. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick...

Qld Announces Bushfire Review

The Queensland Government has reportedly announced there will be a review held into the effectiveness of bushfire warnings. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk also announced a review of water bombing assets according to 9 News.   The news comes as the Bureau of Meteorology predicts fire conditions are set to worsen in coming days with a dry...

Australian LEGO Masters to help host Gladstone PopCon 2019

Just like the Hulk, PopCon 2019 is set to smash expectations as some big names in the anime, scifi, fantasy and gaming worlds roll into Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre on Saturday, 2 November. Helping to host the event, LEGO Master favourites Jimmy and Maddy will welcome cosplayers from across the region...

Man Charged Over Deadly Lakes Creek House Fire

UPDATE | A 39-year-old man, accused of sparking a deadly house fire in Lakes Creek in August, has had his case mentioned in Court on Monday.   Davan Bradshaw did not appear during Monday's mention, after walking into the Brisbane City Police Station and handing himself in.   He faces charges of murder and arson...

Many 'Flu Deaths' Really Caused By Sepsis

Image By U.S. Army photo by Maria Pinel When you hear about someone dying from flu, or flu-related illness, in most cases they’ve died from sepsis according to the Chair of Queensland’s Statewide Sepsis Steering Committee. Professor Bala Venkatesh said sepsis killed more adults across Queensland than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer...

Summer Drowning Deaths Increase With Record Temps

64 people have drowned across Queensland in 2018/19, with men outnumbering women when it comes to drowning deaths.   Figures published by Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia reveal the figure in Queensland represented a 12% reduction on the 10 year average.   276 people drowned across Australia from July...
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